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Pragmatism

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  • The Essential Peirceby Peirce Edition Project

    Indiana University Press 1998; US$ 24.99

    Praise for Volume 1: "... a first-rate edition, which supersedes all other portable Peirces.... all the Peirce most people will ever need." ?Louis Menand, The New York Review of Books Volume 2 of this convenient two-volume chronological reader?s edition provides the first comprehensive anthology of the brilliant American thinker Charles Sanders... more...

  • William James in Focusby William J. Gavin

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    William James (1842-1910) is a canonical figure of American pragmatism. Trained as a medical doctor, James was more engaged by psychology and philosophy and wrote a foundational text, Pragmatism, for this characteristically American way of thinking. Distilling the main currents of James's thought, William J. Gavin focuses on "latent" and "manifest"... more...

  • Peirce's Account of Purposefulnessby Gabriele Gava

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce?s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that contrast Peirce?s treatment of purpose, end, and teleology with his early studies of Kant, Gabriele Gava instead argues that focusing on Peirce?s purposefulness... more...

  • Pragmatism's Advantageby Joseph Margolis

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

    Pragmatism's Advantage is a highly original reading of the contemporary interplay between pragmatism and continental European philosophy based on an unexpectedly inventive union of Hegelian and Darwinian themes. more...

  • John Dewey and Moral Imaginationby Steven Fesmire

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    While examining the important role of imagination in making moral judgments, John Dewey and Moral Imagination focuses new attention on the relationship between American pragmatism and ethics. Steven Fesmire takes up threads of Dewey's thought that have been largely unexplored and elaborates pragmatism's ... more...

  • A Companion to Pragmatismby Joseph Margolis; John R. Shook

    Wiley 2008; US$ 209.95

    A Companion to Pragmatism, comprised of 38 newly commissioned essays, provides comprehensive coverage of one of the most vibrant and exciting fields of philosophy today. Unique in depth and coverage of classical figures and their philosophies as well as pragmatism as a living force in philosophy. Chapters include discussions on philosophers... more...

  • Pragmatism and Other Writingsby William James; Giles Gunn

    Penguin Group US 2000; US$ 16.00

    The writings of William James represent one of America's most original contributions to the history of ideas. Ranging from philosophy and psychology to religion and politics, James composed the most engaging formulation of American pragmatism. ' Pragmatism ' grew out of a set of lectures and the full text is included here along with ' The Meaning... more...

  • C. I. Lewis in Focusby Sandra B. Rosenthal

    Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 15.95

    C. I. Lewis (1883--1964) was one of the most important thinkers of his generation. In this book, Sandra B. Rosenthal explores Lewis's philosophical vision, and links his thought to the traditions of classical American pragmatism. Tracing Lewis's influences, she explains the central concepts informing... more...

  • Legal Pragmatismby Michael Sullivan

    Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 15.95

    In Legal Pragmatism, Michael Sullivan looks closely at the place of the individual and community in democratic society. After mapping out a brief history of American legal thinking regarding rights, from communitarianism to liberalism, Sullivan gives a rich and nuanced account of how pragmatism worked... more...

  • Epistemology and Emotionsby Georg Brun; Ulvi Doguoglu; Dominique Kuenzle

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95

    This volume is the first collection focusing on the claim that we cannot but account for emotions if we are to understand the processes and evaluations related to empirical knowledge. All essays are specifically written for this collection by leading researchers in this relatively new and developing field, bringing together work from backgrounds such... more...